Tag: 2013

Colon Was Never Placed On Waivers

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
Colon Was Never Placed On Waivers

I hate to say I told you so, but much as I speculated on August 1, the Mets never placed Bartolo Colon on waivers as many had considered a foregone conclusion. Joel Sherman of the NY Post confirmed as much. There were assertions made that Sandy Alderson was willing to give away Colon to any claiming […]

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Terry Collins Unhappy With Matt Harvey’s Most Recent Session

An article by posted on August 14, 2014 0 Comments
Terry Collins Unhappy With Matt Harvey’s Most Recent Session

August 14th (Harris Decker) According to ESPN’s Danny Knobler, Terry Collins and the Mets are trying desperately to slow down Matt Harvey‘s recovery from Tommy John Surgery. Yesterday, the Mets manager tried to get in touch with the recovering ace to discuss a reworked schedule only to find out that he was on the radio […]

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Six Cyclones Headed To NYPL All-Star Game

An article by posted on August 9, 2014 0 Comments
Six Cyclones Headed To NYPL All-Star Game

From the Brooklyn Cyclones On Tuesday, Aug. 19, the best and brightest from around the New York-Penn League will descend upon MCU Park for the 10th annual NYPL All-Star Game presented by Mercedes Benz of Brooklyn and the Tic Toc Stop Foundation. It will mark the second time in franchise history that the game has […]

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MMO Exclusive: Pitching Prospect Rob Whalen Is Coming On Strong

An article by posted on August 8, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Pitching Prospect Rob Whalen Is Coming On Strong

Strap yourselves in and enjoy an interview with pitching prospect Rob Whalen, fresh off of his stellar performance on Wednesday night, tossing 5.1 shutout innings to collect his seventh win of the season and improve his record to a perfect 7-0 for the Savannah Sand Gnats. The 20-year old righthander has not allowed an earned run […]

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Steven Matz Adds A Killer Curve To His Arsenal

An article by posted on August 4, 2014 0 Comments
Steven Matz Adds A Killer Curve To His Arsenal

During his July 23 start for Double A Binghamton, which was he sixth on the season, Steven Matz was faced with the base loaded and one out and all he did was strike out the next two batters. Even though that isn’t anything new for the lefty, the way he did it was something special even for himself. […]

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Show Us the Money?!

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Show Us the Money?!

Ever since the end of the 2009 season, financial issues have been a critical if not overriding factor for the New York Mets and their decision making. Whether it was the $140+ million major league payroll loaded with “toxic” contracts for a sub .500 mostly veteran team, the subsequent decline in attendance and related revenue, […]

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Five Mets Featured On MLB’s Midseason Top 100 Prospects

An article by posted on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Five Mets Featured On MLB’s Midseason Top 100 Prospects

MLB.com released its latest set of prospect rankings tonight, and the Mets have five prospects who made the cut. Noah Syndergaard (13), Kevin Plawecki (67), Brandon Nimmo (68), Michael Conforto (86), and Dominic Smith (88) each made the overall top 100 list. Here’s some of what the MLB.com staff had to say about each of […]

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Di-Jest: Wilpons Hatch Plan For Bogus Wright Retirement Tour

An article by posted on July 23, 2014 0 Comments
Di-Jest: Wilpons Hatch Plan For Bogus Wright Retirement Tour

The crack investigative unit here at MMO has uncovered a cynical plot developed by Jeff Wilpon with the approval of Papa Fred and Uncle (“Can I sell yet?”) Saul. The younger Wilpon has become envious of what the Yankees, another team on the down slide, have done during the 2013 and 2014 seasons. Last year […]

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Murphy Nominated for MLBPA Heart & Hustle Award

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Nominated for MLBPA Heart & Hustle Award

Second baseman Daniel Murphy is the Mets nominee for the MLBPA Heart & Hustle Award, the league announced on Tuesday. Created by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association in 2005, the Heart & Hustle Award is voted on by Alumni and active Major League players and is presented annually to an active player who demonstrates […]

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The Significance of Carlos Torres: The Man with the Rubber Arm

An article by posted on July 11, 2014 0 Comments
The Significance of Carlos Torres: The Man with the Rubber Arm

At 31 years old, Carlos Torres has established himself as the Mets most reliable workhorse out of the bullpen. Last night, Torres made his 42nd appearance of the season in the team’s 3-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves. He contributed one inning of scoreless relief, dropping his season’s ERA to 2.93. In the early stages […]

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